Sub-sub-fonds BR 266/472-474 - Forster Moore Ltd

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BR 266/472-474

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Forster Moore Ltd

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  • 1899-1942 (Creation)

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3 volumes

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(1899-)

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Incorporated on 16 June 1899 to acquire the mineral water manufacturing business of predecessor firm, Messrs Forster G Moore and Son, a private business in St Peter Mancroft, Norwich, which had been purchased in the previous year by A.J. Caley and Son Ltd. Caley used the name to manufacture and sell a cheaper range of mineral water products than they produced under their own name. Forster Moore Ltd was acquired in 1932, along with its parent company, by the toffee manufacturer, John Mackintosh and Sons Ltd of Halifax. Mineral and table waters, cordials, ginger beer and beverage manufacturer.\r\nWholly owned, first by A.J. Caley and Son Ltd, then on the amalgamation of that company with that of John Mackintosh and Sons Ltd, by the latter. All rights relating to Forster Moore were later, in 1956, passed to a new, jointly owned mineral water manufacturer, Caley Morgan Table Waters Ltd.

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A wholly owned company, established by A J Caley and Son Ltd in 1899 to carry on the business of hitherto-rival, mineral water manufacturers, Messrs Forster G Moore and Son.

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95805653-e991-484b-b919-0f92cdf1aaa7

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Created 17/02/2010 by Drott. Modified 10/12/2018 by Droip.

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